(PDF/EBOOK) Kiss of Broken Glass BY Madeleine Kuderick
E Very little character interaction I must say However maybe that was the point and I just missed it These xperiences are fleeting and short but the impression they leave on you can last forever Kenna s time at the facility was super short but during that 72 hour period she learned so much about herself from observing and interacting a little bit with those around herKiss of Broken Glass was gorgeous rhapsodic and moving a breathtaking A Daring Life eye opener that I couldn t stop reading Kuderick s words have thebb and flow of waves both smooth and powerful sucking you into the depths of what truly lies beneath the surface I look forward to reading from her in the future Thank you so much to Alice at HarperCollins 360 for sending me a copy for review Oh this was such a hauntingly realistic novelIt called out to all people struggling with self harm and not just that issue As an aspiring author I thought that the writing weaved into the story an aspiring author I thought that the writing weaved into the story and it created an illustrious picture of the main character and her hopes to become someone who doesn t have to feel a burden upon her shouldersInspiring informative language was represented as a monumental shadowing within the book the prose mixing with Granada Television--The First Generation elements of surprise andxotic character development Kenna the main character Blood Honey explained her struggles andxperiences so well done greatly by the author Applause to Kuderick for making me feel such A Scent of New Mown Hay emotionsThe TV show references the Dan and Phil reference the book references they made it to be such annjoyable read while still being informative and insightful Absolutely beautiful Review also posted at Ja itam a ti It s not new that I love reading books with issues and honestly that s the only type of contemporary books that I still The Ancient World The Asheville Reader enjoy So when I saw Kiss of the Broken Glass for the first time it was hard not to be intrigued by it I m happy to inform you that this book wasverything I hoped it would be Kenna our main character in this story is a teen girl who when looked from the outside had a really normal teen life What many parents ignore is that school highly influences kids and their behavior as schoolmates put the worst kind of pressure on you peer pressure Which is hard to ignore How To Formulate Compound Industrial Detergents especially as that critical age is when kids wish to belong most ofverything So when her friends started cutting Kenna didn t feel like having a choice Only what happens when cutting becomes much than just some game and it turns into competition and serious issue It was while in psychiatric watch that we get to meet Kenna better and when we get to see her story It was really Le syndrome de la chouquette easy for me to feel for herven though she is not me to feel for her The Intimate Life of Alexander Hamilton (1910) even though she is not an optimistic character At some moments she reminded me of Hazel from The Fault in Our Starts with her views and feelings That s why this book felt real to me as neither the author nor Kenna didn t feel like sugarcoating the situation Now we come to the writing When you read the blurb you can see it s written in verse and that kind of writing usually works for me I shall say that not only I liked the verses but I also liked how writing changed throughout the story It stopped when Kenna did and it changed as her thoughts did Some might not like the chopped verses but they correspond with Kenna which made me feel really connected with her Lastly kudos to whomever created this title as it really is poetic and it fits the story 155 stars Extremely undeveloped characters Weird ass romance Too many references to Obvious Teenage Things like Tumblr John Green fandoms and Supernatural Felt like reading an unfinished book Not worth your timeIn the author s note So I spent hundreds of hours researching the blogs and Tumblr pages of countless teens struggling with self harm Yeah I can tell Trigger warning abuse addiction self harm I missed the fact that this was a verse novel before I started it but for me this was a pleasant surprise Having been introduced to verse novels only recently I ve developed a liking to them I love how raw honest and candid they are Plus they feel likextremely uick reads as if you re just flying through This one in particular at only 220 some odd pages can be read in mere minutes The disadvantage of such a short novel though is that it lacks the motional oomph and depth that I usually feel with verse writing It does touch on an delicate subject matter cutting as a fad but it fails to deliver something truly poignantThis is the story of Kenna who was caught in the act of cutting herself a fad between a group of frie. Old Kenna is found cutting herself in the school bathroom she is sent to a facility for a mandatory psychiatric watch There Kenna meets other kids like her her roommate Donya who's there for her fifth time; the birdlike Skylar; and Jag a boy cute nough to make her forget her ,
Okay well after further reflection I m realizing this book bothered me that I originally thought I have no issues with reading about cutting I do however have an issue with reading about girls who ve turned cutting into a popularity contest While I am aware that this actually happens and can La Bourse pour les nuls escalate into larger issues because of my own personalxperience with cutting there I said it I found myself xtremely frustrated whileafter reading this No disrespect to the author I m sure she wrote about and researched the content for this to the best of her ability and in no way do I feel THAT SHE WAS INADEUATE IN she was inadeuate in portraying particular type of cutting since veryone is different The book just wasn t for me 35 stars Silent sobbing No one sees Weeping like the willow treesFeel my heart about to popNeed to make the aching stopSee moon s shimmer softly passOn the shards of broken glass Madeline Kuderick s debut novel Kiss of Broken Glass is absolutely beautiful from the prose to the characterization to the storytelling I ll admit that I was a bit hesitant to read Kuderick s debut because of the serious topics it addresses but I m really glad I gave it a try because it was wonderful Kiss of Broken Glass is told from the perspective of a 15 year old girl named Kenna When Kenna is caught cutting herself in the school bathroom she s sent to a facility where she s placed under psychiatric watch for a minimum of 72 hours Through the story we see what drove Kenna to cut herself what she has to deal with being in a facility and what she takes away from the Sacred Apples experienceKiss of Broken Glass is written in freeverse and I feel Kud I was fortunatenough to be able to read this book This book reminds me a bit of Ellen Hopkins The Vanishing Statue: Nancy Drew Diaries, Book 20 emotional and pain riddled talesThe book is about a girl named Kenna who is found cutting in the girls rest room and finds herself in the psychiatric ward for a 72 hourvaluationIn the 3 days that follow Kenna re Becoming a Leader of Impact: How Your Influence Can Change the World evaluates her life and draws inspiration from those around her She tries to resist the urge of the kiss to turn over a new leafbut thending isn t as clear as I would have hoped The issue of cutting as a result of peer pressure and addiction intrigued me I guess it s the attention one gets or the thrill of the risk that makes the act so appealing But I honestly wish that teens resist such a dangerous game because that one deep cut might be their lastA recommended read 445 starsOriginally posted at course when I first saw this book I was drawn to the cover immediately THAT TYPOGRAPHY THAT GLASS THAT EVERYTHING When I got the chance to review this book I swooped at it I mean come on THAT COVER However I didn t know that it was a novel in verse I haven t read one in ages and I love novels written in verse because not only are they really fast to read but also has a lyrical uality that prose sometimes doesn t I took literature in high school but sometimes I don t get poetry but thankfully novels in verse is something that I actually understand Anyway Kiss of Broken Glass was an Küreselleşme sürecinde Türkiye ekonomisi: Bölüşüm, birikim ve büyüme emotional roller coaster It s based on the author s life her daughter sxperience and so knowing that it brings to light the shocking reality that this does happen and it the fact that it happens uite often and Once A Stranger even to those at a young age It s really sad to read about it for surespecially since I don t really know anyone who has gone through the Deste Katinanin Ask Fali experience but it s definitely anye opener that I needed to readThis book really reminded me of Ellen Hopkins s style of writing For those of you who don t know she writes about teens with problems who find Arta vindecarii invatata de la Valeriu Popa each other at rehab centers much like how Kenna finds Donya Skylar and Jag all in verse However the problem I find with verse is that sometimes you can t get into the character s head because the words are fleeting and the pace is a lot faster Descriptions aren t also in depth and there s interpretation from the reader s side However I could feel like I got Kenna s character just because there would be certain sections of the novel when it would focus on her character s feelingsThe characters in this book were great but other than Kenna I don t feel like we as readers get much of a chance to get to know them True the timespan of this book is SUPER short short book short timeline butven then it would have been nice to learn a teeny bit about the other characters Jag Adomania 2 : Cahier d'activits CD audio Parcours digital: A1.2 / A2.1 especially Skylar is probably the character other than Kenna that I got to know about but for a love interest Jag barely had a rol. In the next 72 hours Kenna may loseverything her friends her freedom and maybe ven herself One kiss of the blade was all it took to get her sent to the psych ward for 72 hours There she will face her addiction to cutting though the outcome is far from certainWhen fifteen year. .
Nds that has uickly turned into AN ADDICTION THIS BOOK IS HER addiction This book is her of her 72 hour stay inside a psychiatric ward where she s under watch It gives us a look inside the mind of an addiction that s often misunderstood Cutting is not always something brought on by a dark past or a depressed state but it can also become something you do to fit in to be a part of a club or a group I found this very interesting and ye opening We come to understand not only how this addiction can surface but also how
"Hard It Is To Stop "it is to stop your reasons what you need to overcome to get better are not so black and white I also appreciate how the book doesn t go into this topic with the intention of being a sob fest It s not a story meant to leave us in shreds it s a story meant to make us understand It s a character analysisI do think the story should have kept its focus on the psyche of an addict and leave the awkward bits of romance out of it Kenna meets someone at the psych ward and immediately after she learns his bizarre name she develops an affinity for him From then on the story keeps being interrupted to add annoying commentary about his lips and the smell of his skin I found this unnecessary and of a distraction than anything Kiss of Broken Glass may not have left me with my mind blown but it s a great little verse novel with a dramatic writing style and an important subject matter It focuses not on the story itself but rather on giving us a peek inside the mind of an addict An advance copy was provided by the publisher for reviewFor of my reviews visit my blog at Xpresso Reads On second thoughtmaybe it s the little problemsthat pile up the worstDeeper and darkerOne after anotherUntil there s no light at all 3 12 stars I thought this little book of verse was well written for the most part with some parts making a greater impression on me than others It deals with the subject of self harming in a sensitive Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills evocative and informative way Ispecially liked how the author Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting explored different reasons for why people self harm and the possibility that sometimes the individual doesn tven knowI ve known people who ve gone through periods of cutting themselves to numb the psychological pain of whatever they were going through of cutting themselves to numb the psychological pain of whatever they were going through the author also looks at other people who become addicted to the act of cutting itself as an Together ends and not simply a means I found the subject fascinating without feeling it was used in a gratuitous ormotionally manipulative way possibly due to the author s daughter going through the same The Essential Turing: Seminal Writings in Computing, Logic, Philosophy, Artificial Intelligence, and Artificial Life plus The Secrets of Enigma experiences and her personal relationship with the subject matter I also cannotxpress how much I can relate to the uote I opened with I feel like this is one of the biggest issues sufferers of depression face when trying to articulate their problems sometimes there just isn t one BIG answer Sometimes it really is the small things building up over time and grinding you down It becomes a problem when a friend family member doctor or councilor asks you to describe what s wrong how do you tell them it s Սեվանի Ափին everything Kiss of Broken Glass is a short book and the plot itself is almost nonxistent because this is Knightsbridge: The Art of Keith Parkinson essentially a psychological character study of a girl who cuts herself I felt like the author tried to pad out the story and make it into publishable length by including sections we didn t care about such as the protagonist s obsession with Jag Who can think about goals sitting six inches away from Jag s lips Who can focus on a serious topic when it constantly drops in little lines about a boy s lips Why is this in the book I can see no obvious reason for it beyond stretching out the storyNot a bad debut at all The author shows an obvious talent for using verse in a way that actually improves the writing rather than simply rearranging words in fancy patterns on a page I would definitely check out any future work by KuderickBlog Leafmarks Facebook Twitter Instagram Tumblr trigger warning for self harmI probably wouldn t have finished this book if it wasn t written in verse and if it wasn t as short as it was I respect that the author tackled a very serious topic and I thought that telling this story in verse worked very well I just didn t really feel like we got to know the main character very well and what she was going through we only get this very short section of her life It would ve been nice to know about her instead of just immediately being introduced to a girl who is facing this rough situation Unfortunately this book just fell flat for Roblems for a momentMadeleine Kuderick's gripping debut is a darkly beautiful and lyrical novel in verse perfect for fans of Sonya Sones and Laurie Halse Anderson Kiss of Broken Glass pulses withmotion and lingers long after the last pageSupports the Common Core State Standard. .